Superimpose Studio

Mid-weight Account Director

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 07 April 2018
Job Listing Added: 22 February 2018

We are on the hunt for an entrepreneurial and energised Account Director to join our team. The successful AD will join an open environment where they will work on exciting global projects.
 
The Profile:
 
Smart, efficient, entrepreneurial. You own the day to day machine that ensures that great work happens; always organised, always proactive, always hungry to add value strategically and creatively and always with a resilient, can-do attitude.
 
CREATIVE: Make every creative briefing inspiring. Lead the prep for the meeting, contribute in creative reviews – build on ideas, speak constructively and insightfully and be able to provide product facts and competitor context. Demonstrate strong presentation skills and be able to hold a room’s attention. Be trusted to manage small scale production processes and to support large scale productions; from pre-production through to final approval.
 
STRATEGIC:  Ability to understand brand strategies and help build on the core strategic decisions, contributing towards strategic direction with the ability to explain the strategic approach clearly. Ability to write briefs in conjunction with the Creative Team and present constructive reviews with a clear point of view and business/brand insight. Able to demonstrate an understanding of total communications planning and add value to the integration planning process.
  
PARTNERSHIP: Work in a collaborative way that promotes partnerships. Create a dynamic team that people want to be part of and be skilful at managing up, down and across the agency. Actively develop the skills of those who work for you; identify the training required, ensure they have a development programme, provide on-going feedback and act as a role model. Own the relationship with clients which is built on mutual respect and your ability to add value and energy to the process.
 
COMMERCIAL ACUMEN: Ensure the team is always up to date with timely status reports and contact reports and work alongside Production to drive status meetings. Ability to build solid trusted working relationships with the whole agency from account management, production, studio, creatives to finance - anyone associated with getting the best work done. Skilled in creating great relationships with clients and colleagues that are built on mutual respect and your ability to add value and energy.
 


Requirements:


• Proactive and independent
• Excellent organisational and communicational skills
• Proven experience of managing project budgets, including early identification of possible
overspend
• Experience at objection handling and being able to push back on a client in a constructive,
respectful manner
• Management of multiple projects simultaneously, often across different clients, to ensure
suitable prioritisation of tasks and that smaller projects are not ignored
• Willingness to go above and beyond
• Account management experience essential
• Production experience preferable
• Must be fluent in Mac, Microsoft
• Experience with InDesign desirable
• Ability to travel

How to Apply

Please email us with a copy of your CV and any examples of work you are particularly proud of to - [email protected] Please title the email ‘MID-WEIGHT ACCOUNT MANAGER VACANCY’